John’s talk at Skepticon 6, entitled “Gay Sex in a Disenchanted Universe,” in which he reflects on Joseph Bottum, the Book of Genesis, St. Thomas Aquinas, and the new natural law theorists.
In a recent issue of The Philosophers’ Magazine, John dismantles the “Definitional Objection” to same-sex marriage offered by Sherif Girgis, Robert P. George, and Ryan T. Anderson, among others. From the article:
How did we end up in such a spot? Part of the problem is that ‘comprehensive union’ is a rather vague and slippery notion: suitable for greeting-card poetry, perhaps, but not the sort of thing on which to build a marriage theory.
Read the full piece here.